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Tanzania Spotlight: Magufuli's Lesson for Ghanaian Leaders

By Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jr., Ph.D. Garden City, New York Nov. 24, 2015 E-mail: okoampaahoofe@optimum.net The decision by the newly elected Tanzanian president John Pombe Magufuli to skip this year’s independence anniversary festivities of his country ought to come as a sobering lesson, or teachable moment, for the pathologically profligate Mahama-led government of the National Democratic Congress – . President Magufuli’s rationale is that it would be wasteful and inexcusably unwise for Tanzania to be celebrating the reassertion of its sovereignty from British colonial rule amidst a blistering cholera epidemic that has hit East Africa’s twin-nation of the erstwhile Tanganyika and Zanzibar.

Source: Tanzanian News